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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 44 Issue 3, December 2013
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date February 4, 2014 online
This week, Atticus is proud to present the work of acclaimed poet Tom Hunley, whose interest in the intersection between pop culture and literary meaning shines through in this collection of poems. Also, don’t miss Hally Joseph’s quirky non-fiction piece, “An Open Letter to the Man Who Stole My Father’s Hash Brown at a McDonald’s in Panama.”
Your favorite literary magazine you haven’t yet read is now on Issue 6! We’ve got the winners of our Home contest: Rachel Nix’s poem “Kathryn” and M. Robert Fisher’s “Small Town Girl.” Plus, we’ve got work by Dan Sicoli, Ariana Den Bleyker, Jennifer Jackson Berry, Isaac Black, M.E. Riley, and Jennifer Martelli.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 37 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2013
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 48 Number 2, 2014
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 12 Number 1, 2014
The stories in this issue are by turns surreal, scary, funny, sad, puzzling, and sweet—just like love. In “Raritan, New Jersey. 2012,” Jason Macias takes us galloping through equine dreams. Suzanne Samples introduces us to some mysterious “Things That Float.” Charlie Brown’s narrator gets “A Bad Case” of a surprisingly lively and entertaining venereal disease. And more.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date February 2014 online
The February 2014 issue of The Lake features poems by Alison Brackenbury, Tim J. Brennan, Randolph Bridgeman, Joyce S. Brown, Chloe N. Clark, Gregory Crosby, Tony Curtis, Bayleigh Fraser, CJ Giroux, Lennart Lundh, Maggie Mackay, MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick, Sean Prentiss, Melissa Seitz. Plus a review of Michael Symmons Roberts.
“Artificial Intelligence” features Edmundo Paz Soldan (fiction translated by Kirk Nesset), Jesse Goolsby, and Jack Garrett (fiction), as well as poetry by Charles Simic, Milan Orlic (translated by Zdravka Gugleta), and Christopher Buckley. The issue is a collection of work about “emotional posturing, defense mechanisms, protracted confessions, and a surprising bouquet of j’accuse themes and variations.”
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date February 4, 2014 online
Now that there is a thick layer of ice upon the surrounding sidewalks and the forecast calls for snow, we urge you, if you should be in the path of the monster, to stay indoors. Instead we ask you to read this piece at matchbook. It’s called “Serape” and it was written by Jess Arndt of New Herring Press.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 10 Number 39 Issue 187, December 2013
“A Good Problem to Have” by B.J. Novak
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 20, Winter 2013
This issue features poets from Australia, Canada, Greece, India, Ireland, Mariana Islands, Netherlands, Nigeria, New Zealand, Philippines, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the US. The poetry in Issue #12 represents a range of poets from undergraduate students to retirees; from novice first-time published poets to award winning, established poets.
Sinister Wisdom 91 is a joint release: an issue of Sinister Wisdom and a trade paperback. Living as a Lesbian is Cheryl Clarke’s paean to lesbian life. Living as a Lesbian by Cheryl Clarke, co-published with A Midsummer Night’s Press, is the second book in a new series, Sapphic Classics.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Winter 2014
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 27, 2013
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 14, 2014 online
Anak Sastra’s 14th issue features stories about travelling with family members in Malaysia by Kawika Guillermo; a behind-the-scenes look at a post-war hospital in Vietnam by Kristin Ronzi; reflections on a Third-World tourist paradise in the Philippines by Annette Greene; the challenges surrounding an international career move to Malaysia, and more.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 4 Issue 2, January 28, 2014 online
Don’t miss the “Performance” issue, featuring flash, short fiction and poetry by Jan Maher, Kelly Goss, Jimmy Pappas, and J. Scott Bugher. Also, a hauntingly honest piece from Ryan Rydzewski, “Mortality in Six Acts.”
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 7 Number 4, Winter 2013 - 2014
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 41 Number 1, Winter 2014

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